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The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas.

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by Work, Monroe Nathan; Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, b. 1898
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Topic: African Americans -- Periodicals
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by Foster, William Z., 1881-1961
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Topics: Capitalism -- United States, Socialism, Communism -- United States, United States -- Economic...
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Issues for Sept. 1956-Dec. 1967 called also whole no. 344-471
Topics: Motion pictures in education, Audio-visual education
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From February 13 to August 6, 1864. Including No. 251 to No. 276
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by United States. Office of Civil Defense
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Topics: Civil defense, Radioactive fallout, Radioactivity, Civil Defense, Radiation Protection, Radioactive...
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by Kahn, Albert Eugene, 1912-1979
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"Bibliographical notes and acknowledgments": p. 351-355
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Topics: Fascism, Subversive activities
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by Writers' Program (U.S.). California
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Topic: Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Guidebooks
The time capsule.--A key to the English language, by J. P. Harrington.--Vocabulary of high-frequency English.--Seeking metallic substances beneath the ground, by Sherwin Kelly.--Determination of latitude and longitude, By C. L. Garner and C. H. Swick.--Messages for the future from noted men of our time
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Topic: Nineteen thirty-nine, A.D
Topics: Atomic bomb, Nuclear energy
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by West, Robert, 1884-
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eye 11,484
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Topics: Radio broadcasting, Radio -- United States
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by Writers' program. Oregon
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Topics: Oregon., Oregon -- Guidebooks
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by Hill, Roland L., 1904-
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Topics: Hotels, Restaurants, North America -- Description and travel, Africa, North -- Description and...
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
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Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Wakeling, Arthur, ed
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Topics: Handicraft, Woodwork, Carpentry
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by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Oklahoma
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Map on lining-paper
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by Williamson, Margaret, 1924-
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Topic: Birds
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by Norling, Josephine (Stearns) 1895-
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Topic: Water
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion Pictures
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Moving-pictures
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Moving-pictures
Topics: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Directories, Alameda County (Calif.) -- Directories, San Mateo County...
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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eye 10,494
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation; Kelly, Burnham
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Bibliography: p. 446-452
Topic: Buildings, Prefabricated
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by Federal Writers' Project (Mon.)
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Bibiliography: p. 425-429
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Topics: Automobile travel, Montana, Montana -- Guidebooks
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by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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Relates how the barnyard collie and pups rescued Jemima Puddle-Duck from the fox's cooking pot
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Topics: Ducks -- Fiction, Foxes -- Fiction, Dogs -- Fiction, Domestic animals -- Fiction
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by Kovács, Richard, 1884-
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Topics: Electrotherapeutics, Phototherapy
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by American Social Hygiene Association
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Supplements accompany some numbers
Topics: Hygiene, Sexual, Social problems, Sex instruction, Hygiene, Sex Education
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by United States. Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization
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eye 10,160
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"MP-15."
Topics: Fallout shelters, Nuclear weapons
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by Federal Writers' Project. Rhode Island
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Bibliography: p. [475]-479
Topics: Rhode Island, Rhode Island -- Guidebooks
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by Baker, Robert K; United States. Task Force on Mass Media and Violence; Lange, David, 1938-; Ball-Rokeach, Sandra, joint author
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Violence in mass media, Mass media -- Social aspects United States
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Issues for Sept. 1956-Dec. 1967 called also whole no. 344-471
Topics: Motion pictures in education, Audio-visual education
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by United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History Office; Butrica, Andrew J
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-292) and index
Topic: Artificial satellites in telecommunication
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by University of New Mexico; Historical Society of New Mexico; School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M.). Dept. of History; Bloom, Lansing Bartlett, b. 1880, ed; Walter, Paul A. F., ed
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Vol. 1 published by the Historical Society of New Mexico; v. 2-4, no. 3 by the Historical Society of New Mexico and Department of History, School of American Research; v. 4, no. 4-38, no. 2 by the Historical Society of New Mexico and the University of New Mexico; July 1963- by the University of New Mexico
Topics: Historical Society of New Mexico, Indians of North America -- New Mexico, New Mexico -- History...
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Topic: Shopping centers.
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by Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
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Vols. 46 (1946)-55 (1950) (Includes index to earlier title) 1 v.; v. 56 (1951)-64 (1955) (Includes index to later title). 1 v
Topics: Cinematography, Television
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Bibliography: p. 491-499
Topics: General Motors Corporation, General Motors Company, Automobile industry and trade -- United States
Compiled and edited by the Catalog Maintenance Division of the Library of Congress
Topics: Catalogs, Union, Motion pictures, Filmstrips
Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-417)
Topics: Dairy farming -- California, Ranches -- California, Golden Gate National Recreation Area (Calif.),...
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Moving-pictures
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by Hunter, Edward, 1902- [from old catalog]
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Topics: Brainwashing, genealogy
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by Peckham, Betty Clock, 1906-; York Chamber of Commerce (Pa.)
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Bibliography: p. 107-108
Topics: York (Pa.) -- History, York (Pa.) -- Description
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First sup. dated May 15, 1954
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by Nizer, Louis, 1902-
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Bibliography: p. 205-213
Topic: Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Germany
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by Cronan, Marion Louise
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Topic: School children
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by Bilstein, Roger E; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History Office
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-500) and index
Topics: Project Apollo (U.S.), Saturn Project (U.S.), Saturn launch vehicles -- History, Apollo 11 flight,...
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by University of New Mexico; Historical Society of New Mexico; School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M.). Dept. of History; Bloom, Lansing Bartlett, b. 1880, ed; Walter, Paul A. F., ed
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Vol. 1 published by the Historical Society of New Mexico; v. 2-4, no. 3 by the Historical Society of New Mexico and Department of History, School of American Research; v. 4, no. 4-38, no. 2 by the Historical Society of New Mexico and the University of New Mexico; July 1963- by the University of New Mexico
Topics: Historical Society of New Mexico, Indians of North America -- New Mexico, New Mexico -- History...
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by Library of Congress
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Quinquennial cumulations issued as vols. of the quinquennial cumulations of the National union catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips, Catalogs, Library, Catalogs, Library, Microfilming, Microfilming,...
Processed World Zine
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Processed World magazine was founded in 1981 by a small group of dissidents, mostly in their twenties, who were then working in San Francisco's financial district. The magazine's creators found themselves using their only marketable skill after years of university education: “handling information.” In spite of being employed in offices as “temps,” few really thought of themselves as “office workers.” More common was the hopeful assertion that they were photographers, writers,...
Latest issue consulted: 42 (July 1991 to June 1992)
Topics: Education, Education, Education, Education, Education
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration (Miss.)
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Bibliography: p. [523]-530
Topics: Automobile travel -- Mississippi, Mississippi, Mississippi -- Description and travel
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Topic: United States -- Bibliography
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by Library of Congress
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eye 9,158
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Quinquennial cumulations issued as vols. of the quinquennial cumulations of the National union catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips, Catalogs, Library, Catalogs, Library, Microfilming, Microfilming,...
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Maine
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eye 9,131
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"Selected reading list": p. [454]-458
Topic: Maine -- Guidebooks
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by Ziff-Davis
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by Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)
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Topics: Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.), Chicago (Ill.) --...
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by Hanson, Herbert C. (Herbert Christian), 1891-
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Bibliography: p. 379-382
Topics: Ecology -- Dictionaries, Biology -- Dictionaries
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by Federal Writers' Project. Dutchess Co., N.Y
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Bibliography: p. 154-161
Topics: Historic buildings -- New York (State) Dutchess County, Automobile travel, Dutchess County (N.Y.)...
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by Wisconsin Natural History Society. Archeological Section; Wisconsin Archeological Society; Brown, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1872-1946, ed
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Vols. for 1901-Oct. 1902, published by the Archeological Section, Wisconsin Natural History Society; by the Wisconsin Archeological Society
Topics: Indians of North America -- Wisconsin Antiquities, Indiens d'Amérique -- Amérique du Nord...
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by Harper, Francis, 1886-
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Bibliography: p. 733-810
Topics: Mammals, Mammals, Fossil, Extinct animals
Copyright Records
by Library of Congress, Copyright Office
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Motion Pictures, 1912-1939, is a cumulative catalog listing works registered in the Copyright Office in Classes L and M between August 24, 1912 and December 31, 1939.  The entries contained in this volume may not reflect the complete Copyright Office record pertaining to a particular work.  Contact the U.S. Copyright Office for information about any additional records that may exist.  Although limited word searching of this volume is available, users are also advised to refer to the indexes...
Topic: Copyright Records - Motion Pictures
Topic: Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- Description and travel
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kansas; Evans, Harold C
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Bibliography: p. 523-529
Topic: Kansas -- Guidebooks
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PREMARC/SERLOC merged record
Topic: Radio -- Periodicals. [from old catalog]
Latest issue consulted: 42 (July 1991 to June 1992)
Topics: Education, Education, Education, Education, Education
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by National Film Music Council
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Some vols. include "special bulletins."
Topics: Music, Motion picture music
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kentucky
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"Selective bibliography": p. 462-470
Topics: African Americans -- Kentucky, Kentucky, Kentucky -- Guidebooks
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by Federal Writers' Project. New York (City)
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eye 8,757
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Topic: New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks
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by National Recreation Association
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Secret service Germany, World War, 1914-1918 -- United States, Sabotage
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
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Topic: Motion Pictures